Turkey is an amazing country, the sights of which amaze with the number of monuments of culture, archeology, history. Our company invites you to make a trip to one of these places – the ancient city of Ephesus, located on the western coast of Turkey. Ephesus is one of the most famous sights in Turkey. Millions of tourists come every year to enjoy these grand architectural monuments. Bodrum Ephesus Tour will allow you to learn a lot of new and interesting things!
After we pick you up from the hotel, your journey will begin on a comfortable bus, accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
Ephesus is a unique city-museum listed as a UNESCO heritage site. There is something to see and something to be amazed at.
The Temple of Artemis is one of the seven wonders of the world, a grandiose ancient building. In ancient times, the temple was a marble building surrounded by 36 huge columns and decorated with sculptures. Until our time, only ruins remained from the temple of Artemis.
The Library of Celsus is one of the largest libraries of the Ancient World. The library was built by Tiberius Julius Aquila in 114-117, in honor of his father, Tiberius Julius Celsus. The library contained more than 12,000 scrolls, as well as a sarcophagus with its remains. This ancient building of the ancient city is the symbol of Ephesus. Currently, before the eyes of tourists appears a two-story facade, reminiscent of a theatrical scenery and 4 statues standing in front of the library building, which personify wisdom, virtue, thought and knowledge.
Another attraction in Ephesus is the Amphitheater. A place where thousands of people gathered to watch gladiator fights and performances. The theater stage has been preserved in its original form to our times, you will have the opportunity to admire the majesty of this place.
On the territory of Ephesus there are also other landmarks that you can see – the Agora, the Odeon, the Bolshoi Theater, the Brothel, the Temple of Hadrian, the Gate of Hercules
After seeing the ruins of the ancient city, you will have lunch at a restaurant serving traditional Turkish cuisine.
The next point on your route will be the house of the Holy Virgin Mary. It is an important place for religious tourists. The Blessed Virgin Mary lived here the last years of her secular life. Near her this house there is a holy spring and a wall of desires, where everyone can write down their desire and ask for its fulfillment.
Bodrum Ephesus Tour will give you the opportunity to plunge into the world of antiquity. This rich historical journey will give you many unforgettable impressions and photos! You can order a tour on our website or through our operator.
Bodrum Ephesus Tour price is 40 Euro for adults, 20 Euro for children from 7 to 11 years old and for children under 6 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Make the most of your vacation by taking part in a fantastic excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus. Our Bodrum Ephesus Tour allows you to escape the crowds and admire the enhanced aesthetics of Ephesus while unfolding the region’s history. Enjoy incredible views, admire ancient architecture, and visit some of the country’s most notable attractions on a full-day trip from Bodrum.
Pick-up: In the morning, a comfortable and modern vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Bodrum. A professional tour guide will welcome you on the bus and explain the final details of this amazing sightseeing experience.
Breakfast Stop: The drive towards Ephesus takes approximately 3 hours. However, to make this trip comfortable and joyful, some stops are included. The first stop will be at a restaurant near Bafa Lake. There you can have a delicious and stimulating breakfast while admiring the natural beauty.
Selcuk Town: Another stop takes place in the charming town of Selchuk. This city is known for its long tradition of producing Turkish delicacies. You will visit a local factory and have the opportunity to taste the different flavors of this traditional dessert. If you want, you can also buy some of these to take home.
Temple of Artemis: The tour of Ephesus begins with a visit to the ruins of the Temple of Artemis. The most interesting highlight of this site is that it is listed as one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. During the visit, the guide will explain the meaning and history of this temple.
Ephesus: The tour continues towards the ancient city of Ephesus. During Roman times, this settlement was the second most important city after Rome. A center of trade and politics, Ephesus was built entirely of marble and is an exquisite example of enhanced aesthetics and ancient design.
House of the Virgin Mary: During this full day experience you will also visit an important Christian site in the area. Surrounded by the serene atmosphere of nature, according to Christian Orthodox tradition, the house of the Virgin Mary is the place where she spent her last days. There you can take beautiful photos, admire nature and get interesting insights into this site.
Return: The tour to Ephesus ends in the afternoon. At the end of the last stop, the bus will take you back to Bodrum and drop you off at your accommodation.
Adult: 40 €
Child: 20 €
Yes, during an excursion from Bodrum to Ephesus you will definitely visit one of the sacred places of Ephesus – and the House of the Virgin Mary.
Yes, of course, during the excursion from Bodrum to Ephesus, a English-speaking guide will help you all day and answer your questions.
During a one-day excursion from Bodrum to Ephesus, you will visit the ancient city of Ephesus, see the House of the Virgin Mary and the Basilica of St. John, and you can also taste the most delicious Turkish sweets at the beginning of the excursion.
Ephesus, now Selçuk in modern Turkey, was one of the most famous cities of the ancient Mediterranean. It was founded in the Bronze Age and has been important since ancient times. It contained the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world, and for centuries served as a crossroads between East and West.
If you have the opportunity to visit, then do it – it’s worth visiting. Ephesus is both fascinating and amazing and also very beautiful. The site is very large and takes at least a few hours to get around. I recommend a tour guide, but do your research first to make sure you have a good one.